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The November DASS Event with Stephanie Thomas at the head of a room discussing grassroots organizing and ADAPT. Students and staff watch her.
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TCDS Attends the 2023 AUCD Conference

The TCDS team attended the conference on November 5, 2023 to Wednesday, November 8, 2023 in Washington, D.C.

Advancing Disability Rights in Healthcare: New Proposed Rule by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

E4Texas Senior Outreach Program Coordinator, Kathleen Hernandez, discusses the proposed Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability in Programs or Activities Receiving Federal Financial Assistance rule on the E4Texas Blog.

E4Texas Featured in Texas Tribune Higher Education ad Employment Series

Check out the E4Texas coverage in the Texas Tribune!

UT-Austin Added to CDC's Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network

Sandra Vanegas, Ph.D., and Sandy Magaña, Ph.D., MSW, will be co-principal investigators for the UT-Austin branch of the Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network (ADDM).

Important Information and Resources Concerning the HCBS Settings Rule

Home and community based services (HCBS) provide opportunities for Medicaid beneficiaries to receive services in their own home or community rather than institutions or other isolated settings. These programs serve a variety of targeted populations groups, such as people with intellectual or developmental disabilities, physical disabilities, and/or mental illnesses.
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